David Folkenflik

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In Layoff Announcement, NPR Says It Will End 'Tell Me More'

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

National Public Radio has eliminated 28 positions and plans to end the program "Tell Me More." The moves come as the network continues its attempt to eliminate budget deficits.

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NPR To End 'Tell Me More,' Eliminate 28 Positions

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

NPR announced Tuesday that it would cease broadcast of the weekday program Tell Me More on Aug. 1 and eliminate 28 positions as part of a larger effort to end the company's persistent budget deficits.

"These times require that we organize ourselves in different ways and that we're ...

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What Does Jill Abramson's Firing Mean?

Monday, May 19, 2014

What the Abramson firing says about the troubling way women are treated in corporate America.

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Home Of Sanctuary Movement Revives Strategy To Stop Deportation

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

In Tucson, Ariz., a man set to be deported has taken sanctuary in a church. Immigrant rights activists are hailing the move as a new way to fight the Obama administration's deportation policies.

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'The New York Times' Announces Surprise Change Of Management

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The New York Times has announced that Dean Baquet, the paper's managing editor, will replace Jill Abramson as the executive editor. Both Abramson and Baquet were named to their current jobs in 2011.

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NPR Picks Jarl Mohn As Its Next CEO

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Jarl Mohn replaces Gary Knell, who left last year to run the National Geographic Society. Mohn is slated to start work at NPR on July 1.

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Glass, A New Digital Site, To Obsess On TV And Video

Monday, May 12, 2014

Senior editor Zach Seward and the all digital publication Quartz are launching a smaller site called Glass. It may offer hints about ways reporters will share information in the future.

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Crackdown In Egypt Scares Off Presidential Candidates

Monday, May 12, 2014

There are only two candidates. The man likely to win is Abdel Fattah el Sisi, who led the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. The candidate willing to go up against him is Hamdeen Sabahi.

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Meet NPR's New Chief Executive: Jarl Mohn

Friday, May 09, 2014

NPR announced the selection of its new CEO: Jarl Mohn, a longtime radio DJ and former media executive, who's been a venture capitalist and corporate board member in recent years.

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What About Donald Sterling's Right To Privacy?

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling led to a lifelong ban from the NBA. But they were made in what appears to have been a private setting. Should that matter?

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So Much For Scoops: Newspapers Turn To Data-Crunching And Context

Friday, April 25, 2014

The news business is evolving: There's a new land rush by news organizations seeking not just to break the news, but also to explain it using data-driven analyses.

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Tech News Site Re/code Creates Buzz In Silicon Valley

Monday, April 07, 2014

Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.

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Resignation Revives Doubts About Bloomberg China Coverage

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Bloomberg News finds itself under unwelcome scrutiny, as its parent company's chairman suggests that reporting on the corruption of China ruling elites isn't part of its core mission.

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Joe McGinniss, Headline-Grabbing Author, Dies At 71

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Best-selling author Joe McGinniss has died at the age of 71. He was known best for his incisive books on Richard Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign and the murder case of a former Green Beret doctor.

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After Newsweek 'Outs' Purported Bitcoin Founder, Questions Follow

Friday, March 07, 2014

A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.

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Crisis In Ukraine Reveals Tensions Within RT's Newsroom

Friday, March 07, 2014

The name of the cable news network RT used to stand for Russia Today, and it is funded by the Russian government. The network's three channels serve as a propaganda arms of the Kremlin.

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Out Of Portland, A Digital Ripple Hits U.S. News Media

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Owners of The Oregonian are shedding the identity of a daily print newspaper and emphasizing digital content instead. The shift has been received with both cheers and outrage nationwide.

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Piers Morgan Shown The Door, While CNN Weighs Its Next Step

Monday, February 24, 2014

CNN has announced that it is canceling the show of its primetime host, Piers Morgan. A former British tabloid editor and reality show judge, Morgan was named three years ago to replace Larry King.

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Murdoch's World

Monday, December 09, 2013

David Folkenflik, media correspondent for NPR News, explains how Rupert Murdoch, the man behind Britain’s tabloids, who reinvigorated Roger Ailes by backing his vision for Fox News has survived the phone hacking scandals. In Murdoch’s World: The Last of the Old Media Empires looks at how he build his media empire, what his involvement could have been in the bribery and phone hacking scandals, his company’s culture, and the trial of Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson.

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